Looking for the best Airbnbs in Phoenix, Arizona for a desert escape?  Filled with warm, sunny weather, delightful restaurants and sports venues, there’s plenty of things to do in Phoenix and its surrounding areas for an action packed Arizona getaway.  Whether you are searching for a convenient Phoenix vacation rental close to the airport or a budget friendly accommodation there is a VRBO or Airbnb in Phoenix that will suit anybody’s need.

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in Arizona.  Phoenix anchors a sprawling multi-city metropolis including Tempe and Scottsdale (check out the best Airbnbs in Scottsdale here).  Phoenix is a great central location to explore the Sonoran desert and the surrounding areas in this growing Arizona hub.

Between the affordable housing, natural landscapes and recreational activities it is know wonder people travel from all over the world to enjoy this exciting city.  And this city provides as there isn’t a shortage of Airbnbs in Phoenix.

I lived in Phoenix for several years and worked in Scottsdale so I am familiar with the area and all the best places to stay.  To help you narrow down the choices I made a list of 15 of the best VRBO’s & Airbnbs in Phoenix, Arizona so you can spend less time looking for which Phoenix vacation rentals to stay at and more time planning your desert excursions.

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Below I have listed the top 5 Phoenix Airbnbs and the reason it made the list.  This should help you navigate your decision making process and make choosing your stay seamless.  Whether you are on a romantic getaway, in town for a sporting event or trying to escape the cold weather, there’s an Airbnb in Phoenix for everyone.


The Best Airbnbs in Phoenix

Outside of Studio B Airbnb in Phoenix
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Studio B

The Best Cheap Phoenix Airbnb

  • Location:  Central Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $75+ per night
  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Highlights: Price, Outdoor shower

The Studio B is a great Airbnb in Phoenix if you are traveling Arizona or the Southwest on a budget.  Centrally located within walking distance to several restaurants, parks and grocery stores you won’t need a vehicle to explore nearby.

The industrial designed studio  has a front walkway and back patio to truly experience indoor/outdoor living.  The best part is the outdoor shower.  I mean it’s Arizona so this amenity can be utilized most of the year.

Stay here for free parking, a budget friendly price and a central location.

The Dome, the most unique airbnb in Phoenix, Arizona
The Dome bedroom
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The Dome House 

The Most Unique Airbnb in Phoenix

  • Location:  North Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $136+ per night
  • Sleeps: Up to 4 guests
  • Highlights: Unique Phoenix Airbnb, Stargazing
Making the best Airbnbs in Phoenix list for being the most unique is the Dome House.  The Dome House is a unique geodesic house in the desert with exposed stone, beams, and rustic warmth.
This stay is a 1 bedroom, 1 bath home and can accommodate up to 4 guests but it’s perfect for couples or solo adventurists.  The best part of the stay will be the sunrises and sunsets from the deck/patio as the backyard is a mountain preserve.  This is also a perfect place for stargazing or a cup of coffee in the mornings and glass of wine in the evenings.
Located in North Phoenix this is a perfect location to explore metropolis Phoenix and swanky Scottsdale.  The large, bay windows provide ample light and there are thoughtful Arizona touches, consistent throughout the home.  This is a desert getaway you won’t forget.
A phoenix airbnb with a pool
Luury in the Desert Airbnb
The Bathroom of Luxury in the Desert in Phoenix
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Luxury in the Desert

The Best Phoenix Airbnb for Large Groups

  • Location:  Central Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $339+ per night
  • Sleeps: Up to 6 guests
  • Highlights: Entertainers backyard

All I can say is backyard goals.  If you are looking for luxury in your desert getaway then opt for a stay at this modern home in Central Phoenix.  This is a the perfect place for the family or a group of friends.

The luxury home is close to downtown and the Biltmore area and located in a neighborhood with a lot of historic charm.  The house is stunning and modern.  The backyard is a dream pool, hammock, grill and plenty of spots to chill.

The Farm House
Luxury in the desery in Phoenix
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Modern Farmhouse

The Best Phoenix Airbnb for the Family

  • Location:  Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $269+ per night
  • Sleeps: Up to 6 guests
  • Highlights: Heated pool, Close to major freeways

If you are looking for an Airbnb Phoenix with a pool then you will enjoy a stay at the Modern Farmhouse.  The amazing home has an open concept and decorated in elegant, chic furniture and decor.

The best part is the backyard, it is meant for hanging out.  Not only does it have a heated pool but it has an outdoor dining table and a small putting green.  This is a great stay if you are traveling with the family and have grown kids that want their own rooms.

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, you will be close to all the best restaurants in Phoenix and all the major freeways perfect for exploring Phoenix and the surrounding areas like Scottsdale or Tempe.  Stay at this Airbnb Phoenix AZ with a pool for the backyard.

The Nest Airbnb in Phoenix
The living room and dining room of the nest with a lookout over Phoenix
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The Nest 

The Best Airbnb in Phoenix for Luxury

  • Location:  Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $389 per night
  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Highlights: Views, Glamour, Romance

The Nest is glamour in the middle of a bustling city.  This stunning Phoenix vacation rental is perched on top of a mountain provides epic views from every room of the house.

This stay is stunning.  An open air concept with panoramic views is enough to opt for this stay alone.  Cook dinner in and enjoy epic sunsets while you enjoy dinner.

Beat after a day of exploring Phoenix.  Wind down in the hot tub on the deck with a glass of wine as the sun sets over the city.  Stay at this Phoenix Airbnb with a hot tub for luxury, views and seclusion.

More Standout Airbnbs in Phoenix, Arizona

Vintage, Chic Airstream Airbnb in Phoenix
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Vintage Airstream

  • Location:  Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $154+ per night
  • Sleeps: Up to 2 guests
  • Highlights: Bike to the foodie scene, Unique Airbnb in Phoenix

Live life on the road when you book a stay in this 1967 Vintage Airstream.  This swanky stay is another unique Airbnb in Phoenix.  Every detail was thought of with the redesign.  It’s hip, modern and truly a vibe.

The Airstream is equipped with everything you’ll need for a great stay.  You even have your own private yard with a wood burning fire pit and deck.  You will fee like you are outside of hip Scottsdale bar.

Located in the Coronado Historic Neighborhood, this is the perfect location for a foodie as you’ll be in the thick of it.  There are two cruiser bikes for use that will get you to a number of Phoenix food staples.  Stay here for convenience to downtown and the Arts District and for a unique place to stay in Phoenix.

Outside patio area of the Urban loft
Urabn Loft airbnb in Phoenix
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  • Location:  Downtown Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $79+ per night
  • Sleeps: Up to 3 guests
  • Highlights:  Urban vibes, Price, Location

Experience true city life in this Urban Loft.  The open air concept creates lots of space.  The brick wall only adds to the loft/city vibes.  Indulge in a cocktail on the back patio after a day of exploring under the bistro lights.  Cook dinner in or grab dinner to go, you’ll enjoy spending time at the loft.

Located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in downtown Phoenix, the urban loft is walking distance to everything that downtown has to offer including dining, entertainment and shopping.  No transportation?  No problem, the train is about a 3 minute walk away while the airport is 7 minutes by LYFT or UBER.  And Scottsdale and Tempe are 15-20 minutes away.

This could be the perfect work from home extended stay as it even has a desk.  Stay here for location, price and vibes.

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TIny House in Phoenix Airbnb
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The Nest Tiny House at the Garden

  • Location:  Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $133+ per night
  • Sleeps: Up to 3 guests
  • Highlights:  Minimal living

The Nest at the Garden is a tiny home in Uptown Phoenix.  This is minimal living in a bright, stylish and artsy design.  You’ll instantly get inspired on space-saving solutions and how something so small can feel so big.  The large open windows make the space seem twice as big.

The home comes equipped with everything you need including a small kitchen, mini fridge, microwave, washer/dryer and WIFI.  Close to restaurants and coffee shops, you’ll love the stay and size really doesn’t matter after all.

Central Home close to the Airport in Phoenix -2
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Beautiful bedroom in central Phoenix, Arizona

Central Home Close to the Airport

  • Location:  Downtown Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $160+ per night
  • Sleeps: Up to 5 guests
  • Highlights: Close to sports stadiums and the airport

If you’re looking for Airbnbs in Phoenix that are close to the airport then opt for this cozy home.  This is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath home is bright, modern and decorated in Southwest decor.

Staying at this Airbnb downtown Phoenix house puts you in great location to the Skyharbor Airport that is 5 minutes away as well as Chase Field, the Phoenix Convention Center andSuns Stadium.  This would be a great stay if you are in town for sporting events or concerts.  There are also tons of restaurants nearby including the Barrio Cafe and the Yard.

Downtown Loft in Phoenix Arizona
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7th Floor Downtown Loft

  • Location:  Downtown Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $89 per night
  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Highlights:  Views, Location

Take an extended stay in this 7th floor downtown loft bachelor pad.  This Phoenix Airbnb is all about the location and views.  Located on the 7th floor which offers stunning city views from the balcony.

The loft is walkable to many delightful restaurants and entertainment including the Crescent Ballroom, Comerica Theater, Talking Stick Resort Arena, the Vig and the Valley Bar.  Plus it’s only a 5 minute walk to the light rail.

Inside the loft has vaulted ceilings, a remodeled kitchen and bathroom and even a door man/women during the day.  This Airbnb monthly rentals Phoenix downtown loft is perfect if you can work from anywhere as it has reliable internet, access to a gym, swimming pool and  even a conference center.  Not to mention the great views.

Stylish 2 bedroom Airbnb in Phoenix
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The bedroom of this Phoenix Airbnb
Stylish 2 bedroom home in Phoenix AZ

Stylish 2 Bedroom Condo

  • Location:  Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $166+ per night
  • Sleeps: 4 guests
  • Highlights: Chic, Coronado neighborhood

Another Phoenix Airbnb in the Coronado neighborhood is this stylish 2 bedroom condo.  The two bedroom, two bath home is a short walk from Coronado Park and some great restaurants.

The space is very stylish like out of a magazine shoot.  Perfect for photos and INSTAGRAM worthy.  This is a perfect stay for 2 couples traveling together, a small family or solo traveler.

Bedroom of the Boho Guesthouse in Phoenix
Airbnbs in Phoenix, the Boho Guest House
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Boho Guest House

  • Location:  Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $119 per night
  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Highlights: Chic, Budget friendly elegance

Unwind in comfort and style at this Boho Guest House.  The space is historicaly, trendy with a splash of elegance.  With high ceilings, a fancy bedroom and private outdoor areas there’s tons of reasons to stay at this Phoenix vacation rental.

Located 10 minutes from downtown Phoenix and the airport like most Airbnbs in Phoenix this stay will put you in prime location.  It’s also walkable to lots of restaurants, shopping and coffee shops.

The one bedroom, one bath Boho Guest House is perfect for couples looking for budget friendly elegance.

Outside of the Coronado Phoenix Airbnb
Coronado Craftsman Airbnb in PHoenix
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The Coronado Craftsman

  • Location:  Coronado Historic District, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $83 per night – Monthly rentals Phoenix AZ
  • Sleeps:  4 guests
  • Highlights:  Lively neighborhood, Cheaper monthly rental in Phoenix

The Coronado Craftsman is a completely renovated home in the heart of Coronado Historic District.  The two bedroom, one and a half bath stay has a modern design with hints of vintage characteristics.

Like most of the Airbnbs in Phoenix, the Coronado Craftsman is close to downtown Phoenix and the light rail is about a mile east.  Located in the Coronado neighborhood the stay is within walking distance to a handful of coffee shops, restaurants and bars.

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The Cactus House

  • Location:  Coronado Historic District, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $89 per night
  • Sleeps:  Up to 5 guests
  • Highlights:  Price, Family friendly

Another Airbnb in Phoenix with a pool is the budget friendly Cactus House.  The beautiful 2 bedroom, 1 bath house has all the amenities you would need for a pleasant stay.  Some of these amenities include a full kitchen, parking, access to a pool and games to keep you entertained.

This is a great place to stay in Phoenix if you have a small family.  Located near hiking and biking trails, this property is also close to many of the major highways making it easy to explore the surrounding areas.

Historic renovated downtown Phoenix vacation rental
The kitchen in this charming Airbnb in Phoenix
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Historic Renovated Downtown Phoenix Guesthouse

  • Location:  Downtown Phoenix, Arizona
  • Price:  $74 per night
  • Sleeps:  2 guests
  • Highlights:  Price, Location

This historic, renovated downtown Phoenix Guesthouse is perfect if you are traveling Phoenix, Arizona on a budget.  This stay is all about the location, located in Central Phoenix in the prestigious Encanto-Palmcroft Historic District of downtown Phoenix.

This charming stay boasts hardwood floors, central A/C, designer furnishings and high speed WIFI.  This property is perfect for couples or solo adventurists.  Stay here for the price and location and one of the best Airbnbs in Phoenix.




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